Newegg Partners with CNET Content Solutions for Aftermarket Merchandising Solutions

Wed, 06/29/2011

June 29, 2011 (San Francisco, CA) Newegg Inc. has entered a two-year partnership with CNET Content Solutions to provide aftermarket merchandising solutions using Product Selectors™, a hosted CNET Content Solutions service powered by DataSource™ and synchronized with Newegg’s product catalog. Product Selectors™ will enable Newegg to simplify the purchase process, facilitate sales, and increase overall customer satisfaction by helping consumers find compatible products for their digital devices, including memory, ink, toner, and power accessories.

Bernard Luthi, vice president of marketing, web management and customer service for Newegg, stated: "CNET is one of the most prestigious and well-respected sources for tech product information, and we are very excited about our new partnership with CNET Content Solutions. This alliance will provide us with a unique and effective communications channel that will help us spread the Newegg message as we reach out to a broad new base of consumers, remain competitive in the existing marketplace and expand into new categories."

CNET Content Solutions vice president of product development & marketing, Debbie Andrews commented, “Newegg is an e-retailing leader with a focus on providing the highest level of shopping and product findability tools for their clients. We are pleased to be working with them to further that vision, giving the Newegg customers a simple, easy to use service, to find accessory products to purchase.”

The launch of Product Selectors, which went live on the Newegg site in April of this year, represents CNET Content Solutions’ continuing mission to provide e-commerce site providers with relevant, rich, highly structured content and e-commerce solutions that enable the site provider to deliver rich user experiences to convert interested shoppers into loyal buyers.

If you would like more information about Product Selectors™ or other CNET Content Solutions products, please visit www.cnetcontent.com or call 877.276.5560.


About CNET Content Solutions
CNET Content Solutions, (www.cnetcontent.com), a division of CBS Interactive, is the world's leading independent source of product information. With detailed content in 35 markets on over 6 million technology products in 18 languages, CNET Content Solutions helps thousands of resellers and retailers convert shoppers into buyers by providing product information and creating solutions that empower businesses to improve their customer experience and bottom line. Customers include CDW, Computacenter, Dabs.com, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Insight, Microsoft, OfficeMax, PC World Business, and Tech Data.

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About CBS Interactive
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About Newegg Inc.
Newegg Inc. is the second-largest online-only retailer in the United States. It owns and operates Newegg.com (www.newegg.com) which was founded in 2001 and regularly earns industry-leading customer service ratings. The award-winning website has more than 14 million registered users and offers customers a comprehensive selection of the latest high-tech products, detailed product descriptions and images, as well as how-to information and customer reviews. Using the site's online tech community, customers have the opportunity to interact with other computer, gaming and consumer electronics enthusiasts. Newegg Inc. is headquartered in City of Industry, California.

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